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Texting while walking? Utah University marks special 'texting lane' to engage students

Jun 18, 2015    

It is not uncommon to see young people glued to their mobile phones while walking, without even looking up. And if you have ever been stuck behind them on the streets, you will realise that text-walking reduces them to asnail's crawl.Texting and walking may not be as serious as talking and driving, but it can stillhold up traffic.So theUtah Valley University (UVU) in US came up with an innovative solution to avoid a text-traffic. They have marked out a special area on thestaircase leading up to theuniversity'snew Student and Wellness Centercalled 'texting lane.'The staircase is divided into th...

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